State of Surveillance
The NSA Uses Slack. Why?
The United States' top digital surveillance agency is using an off-the-shelf version of Slack. For what? They should tell us!
The 'Dusty Stick' Is the Best Slack Emoji That Nobody Uses
What does it mean? Where did it come from? And why isn't everyone as obsessed with it as we are?
Slack Warns Investors It's a Target for Nation-State Hacking
As Slack prepares to go public, the company is warning potential investors that it's a target for malicious attacks from “sophisticated organized crime, nation-state, and nation-state supported actors,” according to an SEC filing published today.
Slack Bans Iranian Academic Living in Canada Because of Sanctions
An Iranian academic says Slack banned him from the communication platform due to US sanctions. But the academic does not live in Iran; he’s in Canada.
You Can Now Receive Slack Messages Inside a Super Nintendo Game
Defying the laws of God and man, this engineer got Slack working inside an old Japanese SNES game.
Slack Doesn’t Have End-to-End Encryption Because Your Boss Doesn’t Want It
A former Slack employee and the company's current chief information security officer say that Slack's paying customers aren't that interested in end-to-end encryption.
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You Can Finally Encrypt Slack Messages So Your Boss Can't Read Them
'Shhlack' allows you to send end-to-end encrypted messages within the popular chat app.
Revenge Porn Moves to Slack
In its continuing move from websites such as Anon-IB, revenge porn has shifted not only onto Discord, but now Slack as well.
Why Did Slack Win Out Over IRC, Anyway?
Internet Relay Chat beat Slack to real-time chat by decades and helped define much of our early online culture, yet way more people use Slack. Why is that?
All These Ethereum Scam Emails Are Destroying My Inbox
We're in the money
Ethereum's Biggest Hacking Problem Is Human Greed
The "world computer" has a people problem.
Journalists, Activists: Slack Doesn’t Strip Image Metadata
Slack and image metadata may only matter in particular circumstances, but it's always good to know the limits and implications of the tech you're using.